2-Year-old boy unresponsive after found in backyard pool

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Parent stepped away just for 3 to 5 minutes
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SCOTTSDALE - UPDATE: Paramedics have found a pulse on the boy, but he remains unresponsive. His status is unknown at this time.

The mother and son were the only people home at the time.

There was no fence or barrier around the pool.

The family had been renting the Scottsdale home for about 6 months.

Original Report:

A 2-year-old boy was found in a backyard pool in Scottsdale.

It's unknown how long the child was in the water.

Scottsdale and Tempe Police responded to the drowning call, and the caller had started CPR when police arrived at the home in the 1300 block of 87th Place at about 12:45 p.m. Saturday.

The child was unresponsive while being transported to Maricopa County Hospital.

Azfamily.com will continue to report more details as they become available.